I love you people!!!
Thank you so much for all you have given me in 2015. This show is short and sweet today, as I know you have things to do and people to see (as do I).
I announce the winners of the Subscribe-A-Thon Giveaway (finally)!!
I share a poem from Danielle LaPorte's Desire Map.
I invite you to let go of what brought you down in 2015 and invite in what you want for 2016.
Merry, merry, happy, happy... Hoping this podcast finds you well and joyful. Listen in to hear some exciting news about the year to come, details about how to be a part of the giveaway, and inquiry about how YOU will make e2016 the BEST YEAR for YOU!
Big huge love to all of you.... Honored you are out there listening and supporting and celebrating all we can do to make the world better!!
Amanda Rue, the force behind the popular blog, Dirt and Boogers, is on the podcast today. She has created a FABULOUS resource for parents around how to bring more calm and connection to the holiday season.
I don't know about you, but this came at the perfect time for me!
Where to follow Amanda:
Her blog/website www.dirtandboogers.com
Dirt and Boogers on Facebook
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Dirt and Boogers on Pinterest
Dirt and Boogers on Twitter
Such a great conversation!
Jessica Lahey is smart and funny and real when it comes to talking straight up about how we rob our kids of their future when we protect the from failure...
It doesn't matter if they are in the sandbox or a high school classroom, our kids only learn the tools for relationship, empathy and resiliency when we (parents) allow them the gift of discomfort, making mistakes and yes, failure.
Listen in to this candid conversation and consider where you could pull back a bit, where you could allow your kids a little bit more room to learn from their missteps, to own when they've hurt someone, to problem solve it when they've left their homework or lunch at home (again!)...
We all love our kids, we want them to grow into the fullest, best versions of themselves, sometimes that requires us to back off and let them figure some things out... You may be surprised by just how capable they are!
The book: The Gift of Failure by Jessica Lahey
The article in the Atlantic that started it all: Why Parents Need to Let Their Children Fail
Glennon Doyle Melton on momastry.com
How to Raise and Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims
The Price of Priviledge by Madeline Levine
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OMG. I can't believe how great it is to be a podcaster!!
For today's show, I interviewed one of my oldest friends!! How lucky am I??? This conversation, with Jessica Prentice, is all about her book The Duck With No Legs and all of the underlying themes and messages that show up in the sweet, heart warming story.
We get into all sorts of discussions in this show - from spirituality, to overcome perceived disabilities, to living with the discomfort of not being the child we think our parents want us to be (not to mention parenting a child who marches to the beat of his own drum)...
You are going to love this show!
I do say "asshole" one time, so I marked the episode as explicit - sorry about that. :)
I bring up Nick Vujicic - a parapalegic motivational speaker who has an incredible spirit and message for the world. You can find him at www.lifewithoutlimbs.org or watch his youtube video about Never giving up by clicking here.
Check out Jessica's graphic design work at www.sillybird.com
Find Jessica on Instagram @sillybird